In this episode of Sounds of Eau Claire, we spoke with Dick Hazelton, a former music educator in the Chippewa Valley, about his experiences as a musician playing in the area during the 1940’s and 50’s. Special thanks to Dick Hazelton for participating in the project.
Sounds of Eau Claire is supported by: The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire’s History Department, UWEC Archives and Special Collections, The Chippewa Valley Museum, and Converge Radio 99.9 FM.
Interviewer: Carissa Dowden
Editor: Jack Ross at Converge Radio 99.9
The Sounds of Eau Claire is a public history initiative supported by the students and faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, the Chippewa Valley Museum, and Blugold Radio 99.9 FM. Funding for the Sounds of Eau Claire has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage Program, and a major grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council. Any views, findings, conclusion, or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.